Select from 6 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Line 3 bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) to Dalkeith, Melville Castle 3

$2

6 alternative options

Bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) to Dalkeith, Melville Gate (at Campus) X95

$4

Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Eskbank

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle 6.3 miles

$22 - $27

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle 6.3 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle 6.3 miles

$14 - $20

Walk  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle 6.3 miles

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Dalkeith, Melville Castle, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Eskbank
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) to Dalkeith, Melville Castle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) to Dalkeith, Melville Gate (at Campus)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$14 - $20
uberX
$14 - $20
uberXL
$21 - $29
UberEXEC
$22 - $30
Taxi from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Dalkeith, Melville Castle is 9 km. The road distance is 10 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs £17 - £21.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Eskbank. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) and arriving at Dalkeith, Melville Castle. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

The line 3 bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) to Dalkeith, Melville Castle takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.